February 8, 2005: Index: PCOL Exclusive: Hawaii
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February 8, 2005: Index: PCOL Exclusive: Hawaii
- 2011.02.06: February 6, 2011: The University of Hawaii has lost its contract to train Peace Corps volunteers bound for the Trust Territory Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 12:32 pm 
- 2007.11.06: November 6, 2007: Headlines: Census: Peace Corps Press Release: Peace Corps Announces Top Volunteer States Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 11:14 am 
- 2006.05.28: May 28, 2006: Headlines: COS - Iran: Art: University Education: Museums: Honolulu Star-Bulletin: Retiring art professor Tom Klobe (RPCV Iran) has nurtured and inspired University of Hawaii art students for three decades Thursday, June 01, 2006 - 11:46 am 
- 2006.04.24: April 24, 2006: Headlines: COS - Dominican Republic: Politics: Election2006 - Zuiker: Honolulu Star-Bulletin: Dominican Republic RPCV Joe Zuiker is candidate in Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District Monday, May 15, 2006 - 5:56 pm 
- March 9, 2005: Headlines: Environment: Tifton Gazette: Norm Bezona is a former Peace Corps volunteer and he’s committed to protecting beautiful tropical flowers and birds Saturday, May 07, 2005 - 2:09 pm 
- March 20, 2005: Headlines: Directors - Shriver: Great Society: Economic Opportunity Act: 1960's: Presidents - Johnson: Maui News: Shriver's Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 still lasts in Hawaii Saturday, March 26, 2005 - 2:35 am 
- March 21, 2005: Headlines: COS - Philippines: Teachers Unions: Unions: Secondary Education: Activism: Honolulu Advertiser,: Philippines RPCV John Hoff seeks to unionize substitute teachers in Hawaii Saturday, March 26, 2005 - 2:17 am 
When this story was posted in February 2005, this was on the front page of PCOL:
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| Bush's FY06 Budget for the Peace Corps|
The White House is proposing $345 Million for the Peace Corps for FY06 - a $27.7 Million (8.7%) increase that would allow at least two new posts and maintain the existing number of volunteers at approximately 7,700. Bush's 2002 proposal to double the Peace Corps to 14,000 volunteers appears to have been forgotten. The proposed budget still needs to be approved by Congress.
| RPCVs mobilize support for Countries of Service|
RPCV Groups mobilize to support their Countries of Service. Over 200 RPCVS have already applied to the Crisis Corps to provide Tsunami Recovery aid, RPCVs have written a letter urging President Bush and Congress to aid Democracy in Ukraine, and RPCVs are writing NBC about a recent episode of the "West Wing" and asking them to get their facts right about Turkey.
| Ask Not|
As our country prepares for the inauguration of a President, we remember one of the greatest speeches of the 20th century and how his words inspired us. "And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man."
| Latest: RPCVs and Peace Corps provide aid |
Peace Corps made an appeal last week to all Thailand RPCV's to consider serving again through the Crisis Corps and more than 30 RPCVs have responded so far. RPCVs: Read what an RPCV-led NGO is doing about the crisis an how one RPCV is headed for Sri Lanka to help a nation he grew to love. Question: Is Crisis Corps going to send RPCVs to India, Indonesia and nine other countries that need help?
| The World's Broken Promise to our Children|
Former Director Carol Bellamy, now head of Unicef, says that the appalling conditions endured today by half the world's children speak to a broken promise. Too many governments are doing worse than neglecting children -- they are making deliberate, informed choices that hurt children. Read her op-ed and Unicef's report on the State of the World's Children 2005.
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